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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Felix Juan Serrallés Nevares, Chairman of Destilería Serrallés Has Passed Away

 Felix Juan Serrallés Nevares (Right) Roberto Seralles (Left)

     Felix Juan Serrallés Nevares, chairman of Destilería Serrallés, producer of Don Q Rum has passed   Felix Juan Serrallés Nevares served as the company’s president and CEO until 2017.  Known as ‘Don Fao’ to close relatives, employees and friends, fifth generation family member Serrallés Nevares was the company’s president and CEO from 1981 until his retirement in 2017. He continued to serve as chairman of the board of directors.
away at the age of 83.

     Destilería Serrallés has issued a statement with respect to the passing of its Chairman, Felix Juan Serrallés Nevares. He was 83. "It is with deep regret that Destilería Serrallés and its Board of Directors confirms the passing of our Chairman, Felix Juan Serrallés Nevares.  "Don Fao" as he was known to close relatives, company employees and friends, was the company's President and CEO from 1981 until 2017 and a member of the family's 5th generation. 

     Under his vision and tenure, Destilería Serrallés experienced unparalleled business growth and innovation, solidifying a leadership position for Don Q Rum in Puerto Rico and driving an aggressive expansion into the USA and other international markets. He will be remembered by all at Serrallés, and those who knew him for his noble spirit, his passion for the company and his brilliant intellect.  His values and legacy will continue to lead the way for generations to come", said Roberto Serrallés, family and corporate spokesperson.